Big 12 lunch links
September, 20, 2013
By Brandon Chatmon | ESPN.com
It's time to bring the pain, Jack!
- One play, which went largely unnoticed, impressed West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen more than any other during Ford Childress' first start at quarterback for the Mountianeers, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette.
- Texas Tech has a punter emerging as a weapon that could help win field position battles, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Can TCU still win the Big 12? Fort Worth Star-Telegram writers Jimmy Burch and Stefan Stevenson weigh in during this roundtable.
- Mike Gundy would prefer a different scenario heading into Oklahoma State's bye week, reports Kelly Hines of the Tulsa World.
- Depth at offensive tackle is a big concern for Oklahoma, writes Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World. Bob Stoops got a contract extension approved on Thursday.
- Kansas State is trying to focus on the present and ignore the past when the Wildcats take on Texas, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle. KSU has won five straight games against UT.
- Kansas is looking for more ways to get Tony Pierson involved, writes Rustin Dodd of the Wichita Eagle.
- A pair of Jayhawks have reunited in the secondary writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson was almost replaced during the Cyclones' loss to Iowa, reports Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register.
- Jyruss Edwards has overcome a lot to become a key part of Louisiana-Monroe's offense, writes Brice Cherry of the Waco Tribune. ULM faces Baylor on Saturday.
- A closer look at the state of Texas football from Andy Staples at SI.com.
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BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State